What is <i> tag?

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Tags: HTML

Answer

  • The <i> tag is used for representing a span of text in an alternative voice or mood, text that is set off from the normal text for some reason.
  • Use <i> tag to highlight a technical term, a thought, a foreign language phrase or when you want to highlight the special meaning of a span of text.
  • The <i> tag is often used to represent icons using icon fonts (Font Awesome). 
Example
<p>
	Have you ever seen <i>lorem ipsum</i> phrase before?
</p>
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